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tooth·brush

 (to͞oth′brŭsh′)
n.
A brush used for cleaning teeth.
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toothbrush

(ˈtuːθˌbrʌʃ)
n
a small brush, usually with a long handle, for cleaning the teeth
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tooth•brush

(ˈtuθˌbrʌʃ)

n.
a small brush with a long handle, for cleaning the teeth.
[1645–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toothbrush - small brushtoothbrush - small brush; has long handle; used to clean teeth
brush - an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle
electric toothbrush - a toothbrush with an electric motor in the handle that vibrates the head of the brush
toilet articles, toiletry - artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)
2.toothbrush - slang for a mustachetoothbrush - slang for a mustache      
moustache, mustache - an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip; "he looked younger after he shaved off his mustache"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
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Translations
tandeborsel
فرشاة أسنانفُرْشاة أسْنانفُرْشَاةُ الَأسْنَان
raspallet de les dents
zubní kartáčekkartáček na zuby
tandbørste
dentbroso
cepillo de dientesescobilla de dientes
مسواک
hammasharja
četkica za zube
fogkefe
tannbursti
歯ブラシ
칫솔
zobu birstezobubirste
periuţă de dinţi
kefka na zubyzubná kefka
zobna ščetka
tandborste
แปรงสีฟัน
bàn chải đánh răng

toothbrush

[ˈtuːθbrʌʃ]
A. Ncepillo m de dientes
B. CPD toothbrush moustache Nbigote m de cepillo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

toothbrush

[ˈtuːθbrʌʃ] nbrosse f à dentstoothbrush holder nporte-brosse m inv à dentstooth decay ncarie f dentairetooth fairy n
the tooth fairy → la petite souris
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

toothbrush

[ˈtuːθˌbrʌʃ] nspazzolino da denti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tooth

(tuːθ) nounplural teeth (tiːθ)
1. any of the hard, bone-like objects that grow in the mouth and are used for biting and chewing. He has had a tooth out at the dentist's.
2. something that looks or acts like a tooth. the teeth of a comb/saw.
teethe (tiːð) verb
(of a baby) to grow one's first teeth. He cries a lot because he's teething.
toothed adjective
having teeth. a toothed wheel.
ˈtoothless adjective
without teeth. a toothless old woman.
ˈtoothy adjective
showing a lot of teeth. a toothy grin.
ˈtoothache noun
a pain in a tooth. He has / is suffering from toothache.
ˈtoothbrush noun
a brush for cleaning the teeth.
ˈtoothpaste noun
a kind of paste used to clean the teeth. a tube of toothpaste.
ˈtoothpick noun
a small piece of wood, plastic etc for picking out food etc from between the teeth.
be/get etc long in the tooth
(of a person or animal) to be, become etc, old. I'm getting a bit long in the tooth to climb mountains.
a fine-tooth comb
a comb with the teeth set close together, for removing lice, dirt etc from hair etc.
a sweet tooth
a liking for sweet food. My friend has a sweet tooth.
tooth and nail
fiercely and with all one's strength. They fought tooth and nail.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

toothbrush

فُرْشَاةُ الَأسْنَان zubní kartáček tandbørste Zahnbürste οδοντόβουρτσα cepillo de dientes hammasharja brosse à dents četkica za zube spazzolino da denti 歯ブラシ 칫솔 tandenborstel tannbørste szczoteczka do zębów escova de dentes зубная щетка tandborste แปรงสีฟัน diş fırçası bàn chải đánh răng 牙刷
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

tooth·brush

n. cepillo de dientes.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

toothbrush

n cepillo de dientes or dental
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The music feature is enabled only when the toothbrush head is in contact with the child?s teeth or inside the mouth.
Electric toothbrushes can be more effective than manual brushing and a small toothbrush head helps to reach awkward areas in the mouth, while medium-textured bristles help you clean effectively without causing harm to gums and teeth.
Assessment of microbial contamination of toothbrush head: an in vitro study.
"As the sonic toothbrush head cleans tooth surfaces, the Water Flosser jet inside the brush head targets plaque and debris between teeth and below the gum line where toothbrush bristles can't reach.
After the person gets well, replace the toothbrush or toothbrush head with a new one.
(1) studied the effectiveness of various methods of reducing bacterial contamination of toothbrushes, including covering the toothbrush head with a plastic cap, overnight immersion of toothbrushes in Listerine[R], and overnight immersion of brushes in chlorhexidine.
A laboratory based investigation of a new elastic toothbrush head. Scientific World Journal.
* Replace your toothbrush or toothbrush head about every three to four months.
Replacing the toothbrush head helps to reduce the spread of bacteria that has been associated with bad breath and gum disease, officials add.
Both the head of the brush and the batteries of the Soniclean Pro One can be replaced; replacing the toothbrush head helps to reduce the spread of bacteria that has been associated with bad breath and gum disease, concludes Patel.
By marking dates on the calendar every three months, you know exactly when your toothbrush or electric toothbrush head needs replacing.